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1989 Ford TaurusReview
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Theres A First For Everything — This was the first year for the Taurus SHO. For it's time 220 horsepower with a 5 speed manual trans in a 4 door car was unheard of. Engine reliability was flawless. Transmissions had there faults along with a lot of other items. I got this car up to 145 m.p.h. on 131 north one day. Pretty fun, but dumb.

Pros: Great power, Yamaha reliablitiy, a definite creeper.

Cons: Transmission was not made to hold up to the power, and neither were the brakes

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1989 Ford Taurus Review
Longterm it is not reliable as most Fords are not.
vs1989 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD
1989 Ford Taurus winning categories:
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  • Handling
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  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
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  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 1989 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"GMs 3.3 liter V6 is a much more reliable engine with far superior fuel economy!"
Front Seats Ranked 1989 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD better.
"lush material"
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Reviews From Other Years

2014 Ford Taurus Reviews

Ford Taurus Is The Way To Go For A Family Sedan!! By jessicaagee

I love my car! It was the best investment I have made. It handles awesome in the snow and overall has amazing handling and speed. I feel 100% safe putting my kids in the back seat and taking off on a... Read More

Sweet Ride, Looks Great By ekuziak

Fantastic looking car with a ton of options and a lots of space. Slightly disappointed in MPG at 26 compared to other Taurus's I have owned at 28. Like the touchless key options for doors and trunk. N... Read More

2013 Ford Taurus Reviews

All Around Amazing Vehicle. Great Family Car. By scole22

Its a hard car to get used to. When you first get in and drive, you are overwhelmed with blind spots. But once you get used to the feel it grows on you quickly. I guess that's why they added the back ... Read More

I Like It By ranj1983

I like the great power out and very good handling , but I don’t like the interior quality. Back up camera it is must , but it is exist in 2014 SEL but not in 2013, Nice Technology and perfect exterior... Read More

2012 Ford Taurus Reviews

I Love This Car! By dkupers68

Fantastic car that will do almost anything you want it to. It's capable on dry pavement, but doesn't shy away from wet and snowy roads with its AWD. No buttons, just get in and go. If I had to buy ... Read More

Great Car, I Really Like It By Bill49855

This is my second Taurus, the other was a 2010. Ford has done a great job with style, comfort. I had always been a Chevy guy but would highly reccomend this car to anyone with a big family, does all... Read More

2011 Ford Taurus Reviews

Greay By jason1979x4

no problem very nice car have been to flordia several times with this car and it performed great get a lot of looks sharp looking car very sporty sedan what more can is say this is avery eye appealin... Read More

Great Style, Lots Of Options By ekuziak

Large trunk, great feel and drivability. Paddle shifters are cool and fun to use. Love the cooled seats and the tuxedo black compliments the chrome rims nicely. Navigation display is much more user fr... Read More

2010 Ford Taurus Reviews

Beast! By icubuporky

This car was a retirement present to myself. To date it is my most favorite car I have ever owned. Power and performance, style, roomy, and the comforts are top notch. I will consider buying anothe... Read More

Beautiful Car Inside And Out By Kjeltema

I have been very happy with my car. I did a lot of research before purchasing it. Comfortable and handled better than I thought it would in the snow. My husband loves the car too, it turned out to be ... Read More


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